Nov. 1 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Info Session with Radiant Zemax

    Industrial Affiliate Radiant Zemax LLC will hold an information session on Nov. 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Meinel 307; pizza and soda will be available.

    Free APEX and ASAP Tutorials

    Breault Research Organization, one of the college's generous Industrial Affiliates members, is offering APEX and ASAP tutorials to the OSC community free of charge. They will offer the ASAP class on Dec. 3-6, with the APEX tutorial scheduled for Jan. 2-4. Faculty, graduate students and senior undergrads are welcome.

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    Calling New (and Old) Students, Faculty and Staff

    We've still got a lot of blank spaces in the OSC Web directory. If your photo is missing, or if you'd simply like to replace your current one, please email to set up a time to shoot.

    Time Change for Schwiegerling Presentation

    Jim Schwiegerling's Campus and Collegiate Showcase presentation on recent innovations in cataract surgery has been rescheduled to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, in Meinel 307.


    Optical Design and Testing Short Course Program

    Monday, Nov. 5-Wednesday, Nov. 7

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    Colloquium: Kyle J. Myers ("Regulatory Science Challenges in Medical Imaging")

    Thursday, Nov. 8, 3:30 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Risi Awarded ABOR Scholarship

    Ph.D. student Matthew Risi was recently awarded the Arizona Board of Regents Graduate Research Scholarship, which provides $5,000 toward dissertation research costs.

    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Museum of Detroit Uses Edmund Optics Imaging

    Industrial Affiliate Edmund Optics is proud to point out that the Detroit Institute of Art is using their short-wave infrared imaging to research and inspect their — as demonstrated in the lower left example on this page.

    Alumni Dispatches

    Pereira, M.S. 1989, Ph.D. 1992, Chairs Workshop and Network

    Alumnus Mauro Pereira reports that he has been appointed as chair of a new European Union Action on TERA-MIR radiation and as co-chair of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the detection of explosives using Terahertz radiation.

    Watts Happening

    Dereniak at Hamamatsu

    Current SPIE President Eustace L. Dereniak reports from Japan that he recently dined with the president of Hamamatsu Photonics, which makes many of the optical components used at OSC.

    Meet Isaac

    Kimberly Sierra-Cajas would like to introduce you all to her handsome new son, Isaac, who was born in mid-October. He's a healthy boy, weighing in at seven pounds, five ounces and 20 inches long.

    Employment Opportunities

    Internship | Carson Optical

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    Optical Engineer | The Photonics Group

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    Optical Engineer (Illumination) | The Photonics Group

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    Optomechanical Engineer | The Photonics Group

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    Staff Scientist/Engineer | The Photonics Group

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